SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT - ORLANDO FL

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Location
Ocala, Florida
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 55,000 - US$ 75,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_48044
Contact
Carter, Debbi, Spherion
Phone
863-999-2913
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Job Description

NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE LOCATED IN THE COMPANY'S ORLANDO LOCATION

This position is an instrumental part of the company?s finance and accounting team. Reporting to the
Corporate Controller, the position is responsible for day to day financial accounting operations including
financial reporting of international subsidiaries, fixed assets, internal and external controls in compliance
with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX). The position applies generally accepted accounting principles in providing
information for use in short and long range planning and other areas as requested by management. The
position provides recommendations to management in support of the achievement of Company goals.

Responsibilities:
? Assist the Controller with the day to day, monthly, quarterly, and year end operations of the Accounting/Finance Department.
? Maintain the integrity and accuracy of the General Ledger as well as detailed reconciliations of assigned balance sheet accounts
? Participate in the timely and accurate completion of each month, quarter, and year end close as well as the associated financial reporting for foreign subsidiaries and assigned domestic operations areas of responsibilities
? Maintain foreign exchange rate for all foreign subsidiaries
? Prepare documentation as required for internal and external auditors
? Follow and refine the Company?s established accounting and internal control related standard operating procedures in accordance with SOX
? Maintain the fixed asset system to include journal entry preparation, reconciliation of the fixed asset system to the general ledger, confirming presence and use of assets included in the system, and associated depreciation schedules
? Partner with Operations in preparation of Capital Expenditure Requests by verifying proper documentation, expense vs capital assessment and lease vs by calculations
? Coordinate and direct the annual fixed asset audit
? Back up the Accounts Receivable/Cash Application functions as required
? Assist in developing and documenting policies and procedures, including system requirements and internal controls.
? Represent Finance/Accounting on teams designed to improve operations, reduce costs, etc
? Perform other duties as assigned

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
--Interpersonal Effectiveness: Actively seeks to understand perspectives and interpersonal needs and expectations of others at all levels, builds self-awareness, flexes personal style appropriately, and works through conflicts constructively and appropriately
--Communication: Effectively uses all mediums of communication as appropriate, presents well to groups, actively listens, and continuously identifies opportunities to build communication skills
--Collaboration & Teamwork: Actively works together with formal and informal team members to build relationships and achieve team goals
--Prioritization: Effectively prioritizes work to ensure timely completion of work within scope
--Technical Expertise: Continuously builds functional and technical expertise, and pro-actively applies that technical expertise in progressively broader scope
--Continuous Improvement: Learns and uses best practices tools and methodologies to assess, identify, and executes on opportunities to improve; Focus on learning and building new capabilities into self
--Problem Solving & Problem Prevention: Learns and uses strong problem solving methodologies and tools, focuses on root cause analysis, and shows orientation towards problem prevention
--Accountability: Focuses on results, takes initiative without direction, takes ownership for all work within scope, builds relationships and works across departments, functions, or areas of responsibility

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
? Bachelor degree in accounting or finance
? 5+ years of General Accounting experience
? 3+ years of operational experience with an emphasis on manufacturing
? Manufacturing experience preferred
? Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
? Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions
? Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts
? Extremely strong Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical techniques
? Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes


Qualified candidates submit resume to debbicarter@spherion.com

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